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Trade Knife

Post by muskrat man » Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:41 am

Finished this one up today, hand forged 5160 trade knife 1/8" stock, 6" blade, hand rubbed satin finish. Handles are faceted curly ash that I toasted, nickel silver lightning bolt pin configuration and a 9 oz brown bridle leather mt man style sheath with brass studs. This was one of my first forged blades that I never took the time to finish out and was heat treated prior to when I was stamping my blades, hence the lack of a marking. However this one stays with me so it isn't very important.
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Re: Trade Knife

Post by FRJ » Sat Jun 22, 2019 2:48 am

That is some beautiful workmanship, Kaleb.
I can't imagine letting that go.
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Post by kootenay joe » Sat Jun 22, 2019 4:05 am

Knife & sheath both look GREAT !
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Re: Trade Knife

Post by Doc B » Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:59 pm

Very nice!!! ::tu:: ::tu:: ::tu::
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Re: Trade Knife

Post by doglegg » Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:14 pm

All the brass on your sheath must take a while but it sure is worth it. And the lightening bolt pattern on the knife handle really sets it off. I enjoy it when a craftsman keeps something for himself. Makes it a special one. Always enjoy your work Caleb. Thanks. ::nod:: ::tu:: ::handshake::

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Re: Trade Knife

Post by OLDE CUTLER » Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:20 pm

That one is nothin but nice!
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Re: Trade Knife

Post by Colonel26 » Sat Jun 22, 2019 1:54 pm

Very nice indeed MM!
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Re: Trade Knife

Post by Byrd » Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:04 pm

Wow! That'd sure look nice in my muzzleloaders possibles bag!
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Re: Trade Knife

Post by orvet » Sat Jun 22, 2019 7:46 pm

That look great Kaleb! ::tu::
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